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H.R. 10747 (95th): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require food package labels to disclose, in addition to other information required under law, the packing date and last sale date of the food.

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Feb 2, 1978
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 2, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


William Walsh

Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district




Feb 2, 1978

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H.R. 10747 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 10747. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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